The scale of hidden elder abuse including cybercrime, scams and financial coercion was revealed last week in the first report from the year long Sussex Elders’ Commission (SEC).
Watch the video of the launch of the report as Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne talks about the issue.
The SEC presented the findings of their year-long consultation at a launch event in the Palace of Westminster, hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Ageing and Elderly people, Chaired by Wealden MP Nus Ghani. Follow the debate on Twitter using #elders
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